Russia has imposed sanctions on greater than 30 EU, US and Singaporean vitality firms in a retaliatory transfer following Western penalties over Ukraine, a authorities decree mentioned Wednesday.
The Russian authorities’s record targets 31 firms, most of which belong to the Gazprom Germania group of subsidiaries of Russian vitality big Gazprom.
Germany mentioned in April it was taking management of the German subsidiary of Gazprom.
The sanctions additionally have an effect on Poland’s EuRoPol GAZ SA, the proprietor of the Polish a part of the Yamal-Europe gasoline pipeline.
The sanctions embrace a ban on transactions and the entry into Russian ports of vessels linked to the affected firms.
The German ministry of financial system and local weather safety mentioned on Wednesday the federal government was “making the necessary arrangements and preparing for different scenarios.”
“The gas crisis team is monitoring the situation closely,” the ministry added.
“Currently, the security of supply is guaranteed, it is constantly monitored.”
Unpreceded of their scale and pace, Western sanctions towards Moscow have ranged from freezing property to export bans on strategic merchandise like semiconductors and monetary sanctions.
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